Author: D.V. Stone
After the storm come the Rainbows
Retired and widowed Gloriana Jones is forging on with the plans she and her late husband dreamed of—bringing joy and happiness, one ice cream cone at a time, to Lake Unami. But bad weather is drowning her dream.A trip to Upstate NY is bittersweet for Nathan James. He is excited to see his first granddaughter but without his wife he's lonely. When his car breaks down, he heads to the only light he can see, an ice cream shop. With aid from a heavenly source, electricity sparks, but will the two weather the summer storms and find love a second time? Or will their hopes and dreams melt away?
“Do you mind if I wait here until the tow truck arrives?” He plucked the wet shirt away from his chest with the long fingers of one tanned hand. “It must be electrical. Even the radio stopped working.”
“You’re welcome to hang around as long as you
need.” Gloriana riffled through a cardboard box under the counter where she stored promotion material and pulled out an extra-large T-shirt. “Here you go.” She tossed it to him. “The restroom is through there.”
Mr. Gorgeous beamed a perfect toothy smile.
“Thanks. I’ll be right back.”
When he disappeared into the hallway, and the door clicked shut, Gloriana fanned her face. What the hot fudge was wrong with her? “Coffee. Make coffee.”